New Dawn School

5650 Mt. Ackerly Dr, San Diego, CA 92111 | (858) 496-8205
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 175
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 175 elementary, middle, and high school students from grades KG-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 5650 Mt. Ackerly Dr., San Diego, CA 92111
School Operational Details
  • Special Education School
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 175
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 7.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 141 (80.6%)
  • Females: 34 (19.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 6 (3.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 127 (72.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 133 (76.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
New Dawn School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian31.7%
Black5531.4%
Asian105.7%
Hispanic7744.0%
White2916.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For New Dawn School
  Number Percent
2nd Grade21.1%
3rd Grade63.4%
4th Grade52.9%
5th Grade95.1%
6th Grade116.3%
7th Grade1810.3%
8th Grade2413.7%
9th Grade3419.4%
10th Grade3318.9%
11th Grade2313.1%
12th Grade105.7%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
73.9%
District:
80.1%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
26.1%
District:
16.8%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 10.0%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 100.0%
Number of Certificated Staff: 23.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 13.7
Average Age
School:
42.9
District:
46.6
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that New Dawn School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Biology
  • CST Earth Science
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST History - Social Science
  • CST Mathematics
  • CST Science
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: No
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 2006-2007
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 5

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
20106.0%57.0%55.0%
20098.0%54.0%54.0%
 
CST Mathematics Test
20106.0%49.0%48.0%
20095.0%44.0%43.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201011.0%58.0%54.0%
200914.0%49.0%48.0%
200821.0%48.0%45.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201022.0%23.0%30.0%
2009---
200824.0%20.0%31.0%
 
CST History - Social Science Test
201014.0%49.0%47.0%
200918.0%40.0%42.0%
200811.0%37.0%36.0%
 
CST Science Test
201013.0%62.0%59.0%
200912.0%51.0%56.0%
200822.0%47.0%52.0%
 

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201013.0%58.0%54.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
20108.0%48.0%45.0%
 
CST Science Test
201012.0%44.0%46.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
201021.0%45.0%42.0%
2009---
20089.0%38.0%37.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
20109.0%47.0%45.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
20104.0%34.0%31.0%
 
CST Biology Test
20109.0%44.0%46.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201010.0%31.0%33.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
201016.0%22.0%27.0%
2009---
200824.0%18.0%27.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20106.0%22.0%27.0%
 
CST World History Test
20088.0%31.0%33.0%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST English-Language Arts Test
20086.0%49.0%47.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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